Coronavirus (COVID-19) – what you need to do

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.

The following information has been made available by the UK Government:

6 steps animation – 22 March 2020

Watch the 6 steps animation on the Department for Health & Social Care’s Twitter channel.

NHS information about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Dr Nam Nguyen is a GP and the clinical lead for the NHS website.

In this short video from the YouTube NHS channel he shares information about coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, when you will need to stay at home and importantly, how long for.

Visit the NHS website for up to date information:


Information available

For the latest information from the NHS and the UK Government please visit:



Newcastle City Council information

You can also read the latest information fron Newcastle City Council here:

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